The state of Washington is known as a leader when it comes to sustainability. The Oct. 28-30 Green Strides Tour that I attended highlighted the many different approaches districts have taken in schools located in rural settings, small towns, and even the heart of urban Seattle.
Falkirk Council to get £90m boost for sustainable economic recovery The Scottish and UK Government have pledged £90m into Falkirk’s economy as part of the Falkirk Growth Deal today (July 21). The money will be used to drive and grow inclusive and sustainable economic recovery in the region over the next ten years, with targeted economic development across infrastructure, transport, innovation, energy transition and skills. £40m will come from the UK Government as part of the deal, which will be matched by the Scottish Government and added to, with an additional £10m investment to support green economic ambitions.
This paper provides an overview of sustainable economic development strategies across the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday (MIW) region in Queensland. We discuss the opportunities that can take advantage of the region’s natural resources through a circular economy approach. The focus of this paper is to stress the need to consider all elements in the value chains that are needed to ensure sustainable bioindustries can be established for many years.
An emphasis on generally accepted sustainability metrics can help ensure that sustainability substance dominates sustainability symbols.